Tom Higgins

Inducted: 2023

  • Grew up in Burnsville NC,
  • Career included stops with the Canton Enterprise, Asheville Times, and The Charlotte Observer
  • Known for his extensive coverage of motorsports and was one of the first full-time NASCAR beat writers
  • A multi-time National Motorsports Press Association Writer of the Year, he is a member of that organization’s Hall of Fame and also received the Squier-Hall Award, the highest media award given by the NASCAR Hall of Fame.